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1318.3 - Qld Stats, July 2010 Quality Declaration 
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CONSTRUCTION

Building Approvals

In May 2010, the total number of dwelling units approved in Queensland in trend terms was 2,800. This was a decrease of 1.7% from the previous month. The trend estimate for private sector houses was 1,800 approvals which represents 65% of total dwelling units approved.

Dwelling Units Approved, Queensland: Trend
Graph: Dwelling Units Approved, Queensland: Trend


In May 2010, the total value of building approvals in trend terms was $1,118 million, a 3.6% decrease from the previous month and a 1.9% decrease from May 2009. Residential buildings accounted for 69% of the total value of buildings.

Value of Building Approved, Queensland: Trend
Graph: Value of Building Approved, Queensland: Trend


For more information on this topic, please refer to Building Approvals, Australia (cat. no. 8731.0) or contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released monthly.



Building Activity

In the March 2010 quarter, the total number of dwelling units completed in trend terms in Queensland was 7,984. This was a decrease of 1.4% from the December 2009 quarter. There were 5,543 new houses completed during the March 2010 quarter which represented 69% of the total number of dwelling units completed.

Dwellings Completed(a), Queensland: Trend
Graph: Dwellings Completed(a), Queensland: Trend


In the March 2010 quarter, the trend estimate of the value of total building work done was $4,361 million. This was an increase of 2.3% from the December 2009 quarter.

Value of Work Done, Chain Volume Measures - Queensland
Graph: Value of Work Done, Chain Volume Measures - Queensland


For more information on this topic, please refer to Building Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8752.0) or contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released quarterly.



Engineering Construction

Between the December 2009 and March 2010 quarters, the Queensland chain volume trend estimate of the value of engineering construction decreased by 3.4% to $4,946 million. This is the third monthly decrease since the period of strong growth from September quarter 2003 to June quarter 2009.

Engineering Construction Work Done, Chain Volume Measures - Queensland
Graph: Engineering Construction Work Done, Chain Volume Measures—Queensland


For further information on this topic, access Engineering Construction Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8762.0) or contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released quarterly.





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